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St. Lawrence in the News

2018

May

Jeff Frank, associate professor of education
Jeff Frank, associate professor of education, wrote for "Hechinger Report" on how a liberal arts education can by transformative only if students are able to turn away from the "lure of stupefaction through technology.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was quoted in international media on calls for Turkey to release jailed Kurdish politician.
Commencement in Appleton Arena
Local media were on hand to cover St. Lawrence University's 163rd Commencement ceremony, which took place on Sunday, May 20, in Appleton Arena.
Tanveer Kalo '18
Research conducted by Tanveer Kalo '18, a government major and history minor from Queens, New York, was included on CNN's "United Shades of America" series.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was quoted in The Atlantic on "hostage diplomacy."

April

The "Watertown Daily Times" wrote about a group of St. Lawrence University students trying to raise money to launch a project that would provide gently-used clothing, including winter coats, to local high school students.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was quoted by "Le Monde," ahead of the June 24 elections in Turkey.
Natalia Singer, professor of English
Natalia Singer, professor of English, was interviewed by Rolling Stone in an article on the subject of the Netflix series, Wild, Wild Country.
Alexander Stewart, assistant professor of geology
Alexander Stewart, assistant professor of geology, discussed with WWNY-TV Channel 7 why earthquakes are possible in the North Country.
Oscar Castillo ’19 working with children outside
The founder and director of the North Country Children’s Museum in Potsdam, Sharon Vegh Williams, was quoted by local media following a preview visit to the museum by New York's lieutenant governor.
S. Georgia Nugent
St. Lawrence Trustee S. Georgia Nugent wrote an opinion article that was featured on "Inside Higher Ed's" newest blog "Construction Trumps Disruption."
Tanveer Kalo '18
Tanveer Kalo '18, a government major and history minor, profiled by web-based magazine for his research into Asian Indians who served in the U.S military during the First World War.
Serge Onyper, associate professor of psychology
"The Washington Post" featured an op-ed co-written by Pamela Thacher, professor of psychology, and Serge Onyper, associate professor of psychology, on school start times.

March

Paul Redfern, vice president for University Communications
Vice President for University Communications Paul Redfern wrote an article on digital marketing for Inside Higher Ed's "Call to Action" blog, titled "Four Ways to Create a Successful Trans
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"Facilities Manager" magazine featured a St. Lawrence University tip for campus sustainability.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was interviewed by at Turkey-based reporter writing for Arab Weekly
Tanveer Kalo '18
Tanveer Kalo '18 was profiled by the California-based "India West" newspaper for his research on Asian Indians who served in the U.S military during the First World War.
Paul Redfern
Vice President for University Communications Paul Redfern wrote an article on digital marketing for Inside Higher Ed's "Call to Action" blog.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was interviewed by "Al-Monitor" as Congress and the U.S. State Department discuss imposing sanctions on Turkey

February

Jeff Frank, assistant professor of education
Jeff Frank, assistant professor of education and coordinator of the undergraduate programs, has written an article for Teachers College Record, on the "students as snowflakes" prevalent di
Students walking out of Dana Dining Center.
"The New York Times" mentioned St. Lawrence University as one of the state's private institutions that has seen applications increase since the implementation of the Excelsior Scholarship.
Alan Draper, Michael W. Ranger and Virginia R. Ranger Professor of Government
Alan Draper, Michael W. Ranger and Virginia R. Ranger Professor of Government, wrote an opinion article for "The Hill," titled "The Paradox of Populism," which ran on Feb. 20.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was interviewed by The Washington Post and international media on the rise of nationalism in Turkey.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history, wrote an opinion article for Real Clear World on the political crisis that continues in Kenya long after its August 2017 election.
Madison Fortier '19 works with locals as part of the Cyber Seniors program.
St. Lawrence University students team up with seniors who want to become more tech savvy through the next series of “cyber senior” classes offered by the county’s Office for Aging.